Department of Social Work Faculty



Florence F. Pasos


Position: Assistant Professor 1


Areas of Specialization: project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, leadership and advocacy, organizational development, teambuilding, community organizing, children’s organizing, training, mentoring and capacity building, teaching and supervision, case management, child rights, among others


Professional Affiliations:

President:                    UP College of Social Work and Community Development Alumni Association, 2013-2016

Treasurer:                   UP College of Social Work and Community Development Alumni Association, 2011 to 2013

Board Secretary:        Philippine NGO Coalition for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 2011-2013

Board Treasurer:         Philippine NGO Coalition for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 2013-2015

Member:                     Strengthening Partnership and Access to Direct Services Sub-Groups, National Child Labor Committee, 2010-2016

Board Member:           National Council for Social Development (NCSD), 2002-2004

Volunteer:                    Rotary Club of West Fairview, 2009-present

Member:                     Our Lady of Fatima School Alumni Association, Bucay, Abra

President:                    Bucay League of Professionals, Bucay, Abra



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Department of Social Work Faculty

Roberto I. Nazal


Position: Assistant Professor 2


Rob is currently the Vice-President of BizFTC (Building Inclusive Zones for Farming Communities) Inc., a consulting and project management NGO. Rob is an experienced development professional with more than 28 years of experience gained from local and international development organizations like Institute for Studies in Asian Church and Culture (ISACC), ABS-CBN Foundation, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), Oxfam GB. In 2011, Rob joined the private sector as Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for Globe Telecom Inc. and subsequently, as Vice-President for Community Banking of BPI-Globe Banko, Southeast Asia’s first micro-finance focused, mobile based savings bank. He won several regional and international awards (Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award in 2012 for Use of Mobiles for Active Citizenship and Mondato Summit Asia 2014 for Use of Mobiles for Financial Inclusion and the GSMA 2015 Mobile World Congress for Best Use of Mobiles in Crisis or Emergency Situations) for leadership in integrating mobiles for development projects.


As a former Regional Development Adviser of Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), Rob delivered training courses for civil society partners in Southeast Asia, Pacific and Central Africa. He helped developed national volunteering programs in VSO country programs in Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Thailand-Burma border, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.


Rob completed his degrees at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Masters in Industrial Relations in 1999 and Bachelor of Science in Social Work in 1989. In 1991, Rob placed 4th over-all in the national licensure examinations for Social Work by the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC).


Areas of Specialization:

Areas of specialization are mobile financial services, ICT for Development (ICT4D), Corporate Social Responsibility, Volunteering Program Management, Urban Housing and Sustainable Livelihoods, Human Resource Development and Community-Based Mental Health Care.


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Department of Social Work Faculty


Nancy E. Parreno 

Position: Faculty, Department of Social work

Nancy Endrinal Parreño graduated from the University of the Philippines with degrees in creative writing (B.A.) and social work, specializing in community organizing (M.A.). Her work is mainly focused women’s human rights in its various settings: abuse of women in intimate relationships, organizing and political participation, and disasters.


Areas of Specialization 

  • Gender and Development
  • Women’s Human Rights
  • Community Practice in Social Work


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CSWCD Golden Lecture Series 3: Transformative and Transnational Social Work

In celebration of CSWCD’s Golden Anniversary and the 2017 World Social Work Day, the Department of Social Work presents Lecture Series No. 3 entitled, “Transformative and Transnational Social Work” on 21 March 2017, 1:00-4:00 PM, 3rd Floor, CSWCD Bulwagang Tandang Sora. Registration fee for participants are Php 300.00 for professionals and Php 50.00 for students. For inquiries, please contact Prof. Florence Pasos at 09062736778 or at


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